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Study: Stand At Work For At Least Two Hours

A panel of medical experts says two hours is the minimum amount of time office workers should stand to ward off health problems associated with excessive sitting.

06/02/2015

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Best Tennis Courts in Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. is well known for its love of sports and in recent years, tennis has become one of the most celebrated sports among Washingtonians. Grab your rackets because there are plenty of tennis courts in the District for tennis newbies and pros to flex their skills.

05/29/2015

dental health

U.S. Lowering Recommended Amount Of Fluoride In Water

The prevalence of fluoride in toothpaste, mouthwash and other products means some people are getting too much fluoride, which can cause splotchy teeth.

04/27/2015

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Best Local Gyms That Provide Child Care In Washington, D.C.

Local area gyms are making it easier for parents to stay on top of their fitness game by making their facilities welcoming to children. Here is a list of some of D.C.’s best local gyms that provide child care as a major incentive for many parents to get in the gym.

04/24/2015

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5 Simple Exercises That Lower Stress

Looking for a way to lower stress? Try these five exercises from Dr. Tami Meraglia, author of “The Hormone Secret: Discover Effortless Weight Loss and Renewed Energy in Just 30 Days.”

04/14/2015

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Report: Arlington, Montgomery Among Healthiest Counties in U.S.

Income, access to doctors, smoking rates – these are just some factors considered for the healthiest, and least healthiest, counties list that was released Wednesday.

03/25/2015

Top Tips For Children Fighting Spring Allergies

Allergies have no known cure, at least not yet, so when spring allergies hit, you and your child are in it for the long haul. Fighting off spring allergies and dealing with symptoms is, however, possible.

03/18/2015

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Apple Watch & ResearchKit Raise Privacy Concerns

Apple’s announcement brought the potential for a healthier future with innovative technology that’s guaranteed to take the world by storm for its practicality and it’s privacy risks.

03/10/2015

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‘Spring Forward’ Poses Serious Health Risks

It’s only one hour less of sleep, but health experts say Sunday’s daylight saving time can have serious side effects for many Americans.

03/08/2015

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How Much Sugar is in That? 7 Foods With Added Sugar

Health officials say people should eat less sugar. But that’s easier said than done.

03/04/2015

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